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Chondroma of the nasal tip.
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PMID:  23524820     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Chondromas are benign lesions composed of mature hyaline cartilage. A nasal chondroma is an infrequent entity and it arises rarely from the nasal septum. Most of the nasal chondroma cases in the medical literature have originated from the posterior part of the septum. This article presents a rare case of nasal chondroma. A 47-year-old female patient consulted to our clinic complaining of a lump of medium hardness at the tip of her nose. Surgery revealed a nasal chondroma, localized at the domal alar cartilage. The case was presented in detail, and the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of nasal chondromas were discussed in light of relevant literature.
Orhan Ozturan; Nazan Degirmenci; Alper Yenigun
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1536-3732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e153-5     Citation Subset:  D    
From the Medical Faculty, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey.
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